Sample Letter To Request a Credit Freeze

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Sample Letter To Request a Credit Freeze
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This form can be used to request a credit freeze with any or all of the credit bureaus. To be safe, send your letters certified mail — return receipt requested. Keep a copy of your letter and attach the return receipt to it when it comes back to you in the mail.


I would like to place a security freeze on my credit report.

_________ _________  __________________  ________

First name           Middle             Last name          Suffix (Jr.III)

Previous name or maiden name (if applicable):

_____________________________________________________________

Current address: (include zip code)

_____________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

Former address (for those who have moved in last 5 years):

1)________________________________________________________________________________________

2)________________________________________________________________________________________

Date of Birth_____________________________(xx-xx-xxxx)

SS#____________________________________

Drivers’ License State and Number_________________________________________

One piece of ID is included which verifies my address:

(copy of driver’s license, government issued ID, water bill, electric bill)

Method of payment*

Personal check enclosed___________ Money Order enclosed_________

Credit card #______________________Type of card: (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)

Name on card_____________________________________________________

Expiration date_____________________

Card ID (three-digit security number on back of card)_________

*IF CLAIMING ID THEFT AND FREE FREEZE, INCLUDE INFORMATION

INCLUDING ID THEFT AFFADAVIT, POLICE REPORT,DMV REPORT)

MY SIGNATURE:

________________________________________Today’s date__________


Mailing Addresses:

Equifax Security Freeze

P.O. Box 105788

Atlanta, GA 30348

Experian Security Freeze

P.O. Box 9554

Allen, TX 75013

TransUnion Fraud Victim Assistance

PO Box 2000

Chester, PA 19016-2000

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